Laurencia crustiformans K.J.McDermid 1989
Laurencia crustiformans K.J.McDermid Hawaii; scale 10 mm
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Laurencia crustiformans K.J.McDermid 1989: 352, figs 2-8
Published in: McDermid, K.J. (1989). Laurencia crustiformans sp. nov. (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from the Hawaiian Islands. Phycologia 28: 352-359.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Palisada crustiformans (K.J.McDermid) A.R.Sherwood, A.Kurihara & K.W.Nam
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), forming a crust, crustose.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Lualualei Beach Park, Oahu, Hawaii (McDermid 1989: 353). Holotype: K.J. McDermid; 3 July 1988; at the +0.3 m (above MLLW) tidal level on a limestone solution bench exposed to surf. BISH KM 2050 (Abbott 1999: 384). Notes: Holotype: KM 2050 tetrasporophyte. Isotypes in BISH. Abbott (1999: 384) gives the following data: Holotype: BISH 529056.
Source of current name
Rousseau F., Gey D., Kurihara A., Maggs C.A., Martin-Lescanne J., Payri C., Reviers B. de, Sherwood A.R. & Le Gall L. (2017). Molecular phylogenies support taxonomic revision of three species of Laurencia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta), with the description of a new genus. European Journal of Taxonomy 269: 1-19, 6 figs.
Abbott, I.A. (1999). Marine red algae of the Hawaiian Islands. pp. xv + 477pp, 133 figs. Honolulu, Hawaii: Bishop Museum Press.
Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. -264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.
N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.
Created: 20 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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McDermid, K.J. (1989). Laurencia crustiformans sp. nov. (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from the Hawaiian Islands. Phycologia 28: 352-359.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2020.